U.S. Army Reserve adjutant general, 1970-1978
Private practice, Greenville, South Carolina, 1973-1974
Office of the Solicitor, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Greenville County, South Carolina, 1975-1985; assistant solicitor, 1975-1978; deputy solicitor, 1978-1981; solicitor, 1981-1985
Resident judge, South Carolina Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1985-1992
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